Carlos Gonzalez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Carlos Gonzalez has knee surgery, may miss start of spring training

    Denver Post "Carlos Gonzalez said "everything went perfect" with surgery on his left knee Monday in Vail, but the Rockies outfielder might be looking at a rehab that will make him late for spring training. Gonzalez will be in a walking brace for three weeks with limit mobility. And his rehab will take..." August 20

  • Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez is likely done for the season after playing in just 70 games

    Denver Post "Troy Tulowitzki is done for the season and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is likely done, too, after playing in just 70 games. The Rockies' outfielder underwent another examination Wednesday on his aching left knee. The MRI revealed more damage than a previous test, so Gonzalez will consult with..." August 14

  • Mets to Rockies: Let’s talk Tulowitzki, CarGo trades

    New York Post "As a symbol of where they are in their rebuilding effort and the growing strength of their farm system, Mets officials have told their Rockies counterparts if Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos Gonzalez are ever made available, they want in on the action. Rockies ownership has strongly stated it does..." July 26

  • Carlos Gonzalez expected to be activated Friday

    Hardball Talk "Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is 3-for-6 with a double, a homer, and three RBI through two games on his minor league rehab assignment with the Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox and is on track to be activated from the disabled list this Friday according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver..." July 10

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    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies trainer Keith Dugger says docs removed a small tissue or tumor which will be biopsied. These masses are common, usually benign

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    Rockies PR @RockiesPR

    #Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez (@CarGoMedia5) will have exploratory surgery on left index finger tomorrow in Cleveland.

  • Rockies place Carlos Gonzalez on 15-day DL with finger inflammation

    CBSSports.com "The Rockies have placed outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list with left finger inflammation, the team announced. The injury has been lingering for a little while now. Gonzalez, 28, missed most of the second half last year with a sprain on his right finger. He has hit..." June 04

  • Carlos Gonzalez to return to Rockies’ lineup on Sunday

    Hardball Talk "Carlos Gonzalez says he will be back in the Rockies’ starting lineup on Sunday, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports. The outfielder has been out since Wednesday due to inflammation in his left index finger. Gonzalez says that while his finger feels better, it is not completely..." May 25

  • Troy Tulowitzki keeps slugging, Carlos Gonzalez goes 5-for-5 as Rockies rout Rangers

    Denver Post "In a game of catch as catch can at the Coors Field hot corner Tuesday night, Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre, one of baseball's best at the position, got caught in a fifth-inning shift edging toward shortstop. And when Colorado's Carlos Gonzalez hit a sharp grounder down the line at third,..." May 07

  • CarGo sidelined with finger injury

    MLB.com "Before Carlos Gonzalez belted his sixth home run of the season in the first inning on Thursday night, a foul ball dealt him what was later diagnosed as a left index finger contusion. Gonzalez was replaced with pinch-hitter Brandon Barnes in the fourth inning of the Rockies' eventual 7-4 victory..." May 02

  • Carlos Gonzalez hits Rockies spring training hoping to stay healthy

    Denver Post "Carlos Gonzalez doesn't need a jersey for identification. When he walked into the clubhouse Tuesday morning, he exuded a presence few Rockies have ever possessed over the past 21 seasons. The sunglasses, the big smile, the stream of hugs and handshakes. At 28, Gonzalez is entering his prime...." February 19

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    CarGo way ahead of schedule after appendectomy and hernia surgery. Could play CF, but not a certainty because... http://t.co/rUdl0ExIeR

  • Carlos Gonzalez "really excited" about moving to center field in 2014

    Denver Post "You half expected Carlos Gonzalez to be wearing a Santa suit. That's the kind of giving mood a beaming CarGo was in Saturday morning at Coors Field, where he and his family collected Christmas toys for the "Precious CarGo Toy Drive." "It's so great to spend time with the fans and the..." December 16

  • Carlos Gonzalez "really excited" about moving to center field in 2014

    Denver Post "You half expected Carlos Gonzalez to be wearing a Santa suit. That's the kind of giving mood a beaming CarGo was in Saturday morning at Coors Field, where he and his family collected Christmas toys for the "Precious CarGo Toy Drive." "It's so great to spend time with the fans and the..." December 15

  • Carlos Gonzalez says finger ‘feels good’ after swinging for first time

    Denver Post "Even if the Rockies make moves at the winter meetings, there is nothing more important to their 2014 success than the health of their star players. Carlos Gonzalez eased fears and provided a sliver of good news Monday, telling The Denver Post that his sprained right middle finger “felt really..." December 10

  • Rockies say Tulo, CarGo and Cuddyer will stay but listen on Fowler

    CBSSports.com "The Rockies are telling teams that stars Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez and Michael Cuddyer are unavailable in trade, but they did talk to a couple teams about center fielder Dexter Fowler. The Cardinals are said to have been one of the teams to inquire about Fowler, but people close to the..." November 12

  • Rockies Owner says all-stars Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez staying put

    Denver Post "Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez aren't going anywhere this winter. Rockies owner Dick Monfort said Wednesday he does not intend to trade either all-star. "The plan is to keep them. Next year yes. And my plan is to always keep them" Monfort said. "Is that the smartest thing in the world to..." October 11

  • Rockies owner Monfort says all-stars Tulowitzki, Gonzalez are staying put

    Denver Post "Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez aren't going anywhere this winter. Rockies owner Dick Monfort said Wednesday he does not intend to trade either all-star. "The plan is to keep them. Next year yes. And my plan is to always keep them" Monfort said. "Is that the smartest thing in the world to..." October 10

  • Dick Monfort says Rockies all-stars Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez staying put

    Denver Post "Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez aren't going anywhere this winter. Rockies owner Dick Monfort said Wednesday he does not intend to trade either all-star. "The plan is to keep them. Next year yes. And my plan is to always keep them" Monfort said. "Is that the smartest thing in the world to..." October 10

  • Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez opts for rest, not surgery, to fix finger injury

    Denver Post "Pleased with the progress and lack of pain following three instructional league games outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has elected not to have surgery on his sprained right middle finger he told The Denver Post on Monday. At season's end Gonzalez was leaning toward the operation because of multiple..." October 07

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    #Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez expected to play in instructional league beginning Wednesday Will test finger to make final decision on surgery.

  • Carlos Gonzalez likely facing finger surgery for Rockies

    Denver Post "Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will likely undergo surgery to fix the torn ligament in his right middle finger after 10 weeks of rest failed to heal the injury he told The Denver Post in an exclusive interview. Gonzalez said Sunday that he will travel to Cleveland to visit a hand specialist..." September 16

  • Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez still can’t swing bat

    Denver Post "Carlos Gonzalez’s right middle finger remains swollen leaving him frustrated and unable to swing a bat. He had hoped to take bp on Wednesday but the pain prevented it. It raises the question of how much longer the Rockies will allow CarGo to go day-to-day with this injury before electing to shut..." September 05

  • Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez has more trouble with injured finger

    Denver Post "CarGo's next big-league delivery could be delayed — again. After playing Saturday and Sunday the Rockies' all-star left fielder was scratched from his Monday rehab start with Triple-A Colorado Springs when the injured middle finger of his right hand flared up again. Carlos Gonzalez has been on..." September 03

  • Rockies Carlos Gonzalez headed out for rehab games

    Denver Post "Carlos Gonzalez is tired of watching. His sprained right middle finger isn't perfect but it is better. Only a few months of inactivity will provide ample healing time he said. Yet the two-time all-star wants to help the Rockies finish strong for the first time in three years. Gonzalez mapped..." August 31

  • Carlos Gonzalez passes B.P. test, looks toward rehab assignment

    Denver Post "Carlos Gonzalez looked like well CarGo. He hit the ball hard during batting practice Tuesday before the Rockies hosted the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field. He sent four balls over the fence including two shots that landed in the upper deck in right field. CarGo who was taking BP for the..." August 28

  • Carlos Gonzalez put on Rockies DL with finger sprain; Jeff Francis recalled

    Denver Post "Rockies all-star left fielder Carlos Gonzalez struggling with a painful sprained middle finger on his right hand was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday. "This is very frustrating and it's not something I wanted" Gonzalez said. "But this is something we had to do for the good of the..." August 08

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    Jason Martinez @mlbdepthcharts

    Updated #Rockies roster: OF Carlos Gonzalez (sprained finger) placed on DL LHP Jeff Francis recalled. http://t.co/9zObEMjVBA

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    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies #LosRockies have no plans to place @CarGoMedia5 on DL because of sprained middle finger at this point. More will be known tomorrow

  • Rockies star Carlos Gonzalez appears bound for disabled list

    Denver Post "Carlos Gonzalez quietly dressed in the corner of the clubhouse and shook his head. Another uncomfortable swing in his final at-bat Sunday dramatically increased the likelihood he will land on the disabled list before the New York Mets series. "I don't want to go on the DL. But I can't swing. I..." August 05

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    LeMahieu hit for CarGo.. DJ at second.. Culberson in LF.. As expected CarGo wasn't going to hit a second time after injuring finger again

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    CarGo aggravated sprained right middle finger during his first-inning at-bat. He's day to day

  • Carlos Gonzalez's evolution with Rockies maturing as a hitter, father, husband

    Denver Post "Carlos Gonzalez didn't have toys as a kid. There was a perfectly good reason. "I never liked playing with them. I would toss them up in the air and hit them all the time," recalled Gonzalez, motioning his arm at how the little cars would break into pieces. Growing up in Maracaibo, Venezuela,..." July 15

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    Baseball Tonight @BBTN

    Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez withdraws from #HRDerby due to sprained finger, replaced by Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez

  • Captains announce HR Derby participants on Monday

    MLB.com "Three sluggers who have made the finals of the annual All-Star Home Run Derbywill be back on stage next Monday at Citi Field to try to capture another trophy. To achieve that goal, though, they'll have to fend off a talented group of challengers, including the Major League home run leader. It..." July 08

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    Cargo has sprained middle finger on right hand. X rays negative. Listed as day to day

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    Patrick Saunders @psaundersdp

    #Rockies Weiss confirms @CarGoMedia5 has strained upper back. Listed as day to day. Hurt it on a swing.

  • CarGo struck in ankle with foul, leaves game

    Rotoworld "Carlos Gonzalez was pulled from Thursday's game vs. the Nationals after taking a foul ball off his left ankle. Jordan Pacheco was batting and Gonzalez was standing in the on-deck circle when a foul tip drilled Gonzalez. He was able to walk off under his own power so the ankle is probably not..." June 13

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    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies #LosRockies @CarGoMedia5 left foot contusion, X-rays negative, he is day-to-day

  • Cuddyer, Gonzalez injuries mar dramatic win over Padres

    Denver Post "Walt Weiss didn’t look overjoyed Friday night. At least not for a manager who’d just seen prized rookie third baseman Nolan Arenado hit a walkoff homer, lifting the Rockies to a weird and wild 10-9 victory over the Padres. It’s not the fact that the Rockies blew two six-run leads before getting..." June 08

  • Tulowitzki, Gonzalez combine for five homers in 12-4 win over Reds

    Denver Post "The CarGo and Tulo show left them gasping in awe Wednesday night at Great American Ball Park. The Rockies' dynamic duo of Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki combined to hit five home runs, fueling a 12-4 victory over the shell-shocked Reds. CarGo's three-run rocket in the fourth inning off..." June 06

  • Carlos Gonzalez goes 5-for-5 with 2 homers as Rockies rout Cubs 9-4

    Denver Post "Like evidence at a crime scene, the footprints in the warning track told the story. The Rockies had the Chicago Cubs outfielders running sprints to the wall Tuesday, the streaks and skids in the dirt eloquently explaining the damage inflicted by the suddenly resuscitated lineup. Outfielder..." May 15

  • Rockies beat Yankees as CarGo homers, De La Rosa dominates on mound

    Denver Post "Lightning flashed and thunder rolled at Coors Field on Tuesday night, but it was Carlos Gonzalez's two-run homer in the sixth inning that shocked the visiting Yankees and their Rocky Mountain faithful. The Rockies' left fielder worked a 3-2 count off Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda before ripping..." May 08

  • Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez on a tear despite early cold weather

    Denver Post "Nothing is slowing down Carlos Gonzalez in the first month of the season. Snow, cold, frosty breath and marathon doubleheaders? No problem. CarGo keeps delivering. He even provided the best quote of night after the Rockies swept the Mets in a doubleheader Tuesday that extended deep into the..." April 18

  • Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez likes playing only left

    Denver Post "Carlos Gonzalez has evolved to valuing certainty over versatility. Don't misunderstand him. He would go to right field if the Rockies asked, but his preference is to stay in one spot. And right now, that's left. "It's easier if I don't bounce around, because you get comfortable with the..." April 03

  • CarGo picks up first hits of Spring Training

    MLB.com "Making his third start in four Cactus League games, Carlos Gonzalez finally found his first hit, driving a single to left in his first at-bat against the Cubs on Tuesday. With the World Baseball Classic around the corner, Gonzalez didn't stop there. His competitive nature is ramped up, and he..." February 26

  • Carlos Gonzalez wants to turn back Rockies' clock to winning ways

    Denver Post "Carlos Gonzalez sits roughly 10 feet away from Troy Tulowitzki in the Rockies' clubhouse at Salt River Fields. They share much in common. Both are stars, National League MVP candidates, and better when the other is playing. But their frustration over last season's debacle is much different, framed..." February 26

  • Carlos Gonzalez not sure if will play again this season

    Denver Post "An MRI of Carlos Gonzalez's left hamstring showed inflammation behind his left knee, which could sideline the all-star for the remainder of the season. "I don't know if I will be able to play again. It's a tough spot. I want to," Gonzalez said. "I don't want to end like last year where I miss a..." September 25

  • Carlos Gonzalez battles nagging hamstring injury

    Denver Post "After playing in just 127 games last year because of injuries — chiefly a strained right wrist that landed him on the disabled list — Carlos Gonzalez hoped he would be healthy throughout the 2012 season. It hasn't quite worked out that way. Although the left fielder has avoided the DL this..." September 22

  • Rockies' CarGo sees hope, will spend winter trying to get better

    Denver Post "To remain optimistic, Carlos Gonzalez envisions next season's lineup. This year has been a grease fire, the Rockies out of contention before school let out. But Gonzalez, who is under contract through 2017, sees glimmers of hope. "We get Tulo back, have (Josh) Rutledge for a full year, (Chris)..." September 20